- 4-carboxymethylenebut-2-en-4-olide + H2O 4-oxohex-2-enedioate
This enzyme belongs to the family of hydrolases, specifically those acting on carboxylic ester bonds. The systematic name of this enzyme class is 4-carboxymethylenebut-2-en-4-olide lactonohydrolase. Other names in common use include maleylacetate enol-lactonase, dienelactone hydrolase, and carboxymethylene butenolide hydrolase. This enzyme participates in gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane degradation and 1,4-dichlorobenzene degradation.
- IUBMB entry for 220.127.116.11
- BRENDA references for 18.104.22.168 (Recommended.)
- PubMed references for 22.214.171.124
- PubMed Central references for 126.96.36.199
- Google Scholar references for 188.8.131.52
- Schmidt E, Knackmuss HJ (1980). "Chemical structure and biodegradability of halogenated aromatic compounds. Conversion of chlorinated muconic acids into maleoylacetic acid". Biochem. J. 192: 339&ndash, 47. PMID 7305906.
- The CAS registry number for this enzyme class is 76689-22-0.
Gene Ontology (GO) codes
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